FG to ban single-use plastics in govt offices


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The Minister of State for Environment, Dr Iziaq Kunle Salako, said on Tuesday that plans are in top gear by the Federal Government to ban single-use plastics in all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies.

Salako declared that the ban is already in operation in the Ministry of Environment.

He also said that the FG is equally planning to establish recycling plants in each of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria to promote a circular economy.

The minister disclosed this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the second edition of the Chemical Handlers and Users’ Workshop.


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